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IT25061: Managed File Transfer template with multiple transfer items cannot be edited with MQ Explorer

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a transfer template is defined using either the MQ Explorer
    or the fteCreateTemplate command which contains several transfer
    items, it cannot be subsequently edited with the MQ Explorer.
    
    If a user of the MQ Explorer right clicks on the transfer
    template and selects the 'Edit' option, an edit wizard is not
    displayed.
    
    If a double click is made on the template to edit it, the user
    receives a pop-up message box reporting the following error:
    
        "java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException"
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This issue affects users of the MQ Explorer Managed File
    Transfer plug-in who create and edit transfer templates that
    contain multiple transfer items where one or more of the
    transfer items have the source disposition set to "delete".
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    Linux on x86-64, Windows
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When attempting to edit a transfer template using the MQ
    Explorer, an incorrect string operation was performed when
    comparing file paths for different source items listed in the
    transfer template.  This caused a
    java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBounds exception to be thrown which
    prevented the MQ Explorer transfer template edit wizard from
    displaying.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The MQ Explorer Managed File Transfer plugin has been updated to
    correct the string operation when comparing file paths within a
    transfer template thus allowing a user to edit said transfer
    template using the MQ Explorer wizard.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v8.0       8.0.0.11
    v9.0 LTS   9.0.0.5
    
    The latest available MQ maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT25061

  • Reported component name

    IBM MQ MFT V8.0

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7252

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-05-15

  • Closed date

    2018-05-23

  • Last modified date

    2018-06-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    IBM MQ MFT V8.0

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7252

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 June 2018